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has a good record with labor. james hoffa and larry cohen will tell us what the president needs to do for labor and what labor needs to do for the president. to get over the finish line. >>> look around you. these aren't strangers. these are our brothers and sisters. our fellow americans. my promise is to help you and your family. >> thanks for watching "the ed show" tonight. obviously, mitt romney giving what was supposed to be the ultimate sales pitch but the newest polls show he couldn't close the deal and he falls flat. in the history of convention polling, republicans usually get about a five-point bounce. the highly produced conventions usually succeed at winning over hundreds of thousands of voters. it's that time of the year in the election cycle that people start paying taeng. to be fair, tv viewership was down 23% during romney's speech this year. how could clint eastwood do that to him? but websites and social media drew record audiences. so here's the bad news for the romney campaign. one poll gives romney a three-point bounce. that's within the margin of error. the gallup
international union. jim hoffa is president of the international brotherhood of teamsters. and lee saunders is president of the american federation of state, county and municipal employees. welcome, all three, to the newshour. lee saunders, let me start with you. on this labor day at a time when too many americans are out of work, how healthy is organized labor? >> we have taken our hits over the past two and three years especially in the public sector where we've had very, very right wing conservative governors steal our voices away from us, take collective bargaining away from us in wisconsin. scott walker limited our right to bargain and have a union. john kay sick tried to do the same thing in ohio. we were able to beat him back by more than a 2-to-1 margin. what doing now is mobilizing, organizing and educating our members. this is possibly the most important election organized labor has been faced with for many many years. we've under attack like never before and we have to fight back. >> ifill: mr. hoffa, here we are in north carolina, probably the least unionized state in the countr
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